Friday, December 13, 2013
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Westminster College sophomore forward Paul Carswell (Painesville, OH / Notre Dame Cathedral Latin) was among the 118 men's basketball players from across the country nominated for the Allstate National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Good Works Team®.
In its second year, the Allstate NABC Good Works Team® honors players at all levels of college basketball who represent the sport's finest in areas of leadership and charitable achievements among their peers.
From the 118 NABC nominees submitted by sports information directors on behalf of their schools, special voting panels will select a 10-member team comprised of five student-athletes from the NCAA Division I level and five from NCAA Divisions II and III and the NAIA. The final roster of award recipients will be announced in February.
A two-year starter on the Titan men's basketball team, Carwell is a student leader for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and is also a Student Government Association senator. Carswell has volunteered in many community service projects, including keeping score at a Special Olympics bowling event, helping at a New Castle after school program "Origins", and coaching basketball at the YMCA of New Castle. Additionally, the basketball team has volunteered at the Salvation Army and Mineral Ridge Elementary School.
Westminster will host Hiram on Monday, December 16, at 7 p.m.
About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College ranks first in the nation as "Best College for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math," according to Forbes.com. Westminster is a top-tier liberal arts college and a national leader in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 378 Colleges" by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President's Honor Roll for excellence in service learning.
Nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 41 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit www.westminster.edu/advantage to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.